Methi leaves 1bunch
Green peas 1/4 cup
Basmathi Rice 2 cups
Water 33/4 cups
Sugar 1 tsp
Salt as required
Ghee 2 tsp
Ginger-Garlic paste 1/2 tsp
(4-5)Green chilies paste 1/2tsp(Adjust)
Whole Garam Masala::
Bay leaf 1
Star anise 1
1" Cinnamon 1
1)Wash the basmathi rice and drain. Keep aside.
2)In a bowl take the methi leaves and sugar.Let it soak for 15 -20 minutes.Then squeeze the leaves to remove the bitterness.
3)Now in a pan add the ghee , once it melts then add the items under whole garam masala .
Add the onion, saute till they turn transparent.
Then add the ginger-garlic and chilly paste. Mix well and then saute for 1 minute.
4)Now add the methi leaves and sugar .
saute for 4-5 minutes.( The leaves change their color and reduce in size)
Add the green peas then.
5)Finally add the drained rice .Saute for 2-3 minutes.
6)Now add the water and salt , bring to boil. Cover the lid and cook until the rice is done.
Reduce the flame to low so that the rice gets cooked properly.
SERVE WITH RAITA